Taveras Grand Slam Leads Cards over Marlins 8-2

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Cardinals top hitting prospect Oscar Taveras hit a first inning grand slam home run to lead the Cardinals to an 8-2 Spring Training win over the Miami Marlins in Jupiter, Florida. The Cards scored six first inning runs off St. Louisan Jacob Turner to put the Marlins in a 6-0 hole. The win did come with some downfall though. Cardinals starting pitcher Jake Westbrook left the game in the second inning after taking a comebacker off his knee. Carlos Beltran was hit in the toe by a Jacob Turner pitch and also left the game. The win was the fourth straight for the Redbirds in Spring Training play.

Here's the Cards top hitting prospect Oscar Taveras talking about the possibility of coming North with the Cardinals at the end of Spring Training